Desktop Support Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support Skills Salary

The average pay for a Desktop Support Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills is $44,745 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,297 - $60,670
$35K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,745
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$14.35 - $28.01
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MEDIAN: $19.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,297 - $60,670  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $3,964  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$32,238 - $60,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.35 - $28.01  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $42.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$103.04 - $3,964  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,238 - $60,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Desktop Support Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Desktop Support Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Desktop Support Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 54 salaries. A Desktop Support Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Desktop Support Specialist

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$43,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 19%